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VCMS Band Announcements



2023 Band Parent Orientation : h

2023 Parent Meeting Handout :

Congrats to VCMS Band Students Hunter Bade (Trumpet), Annika Baldwin (Horn), Bentley Black (Horn), Mason Buche (Tenor Sax), Phoenix Carver (Bass Clarinet), Aiden Crippen (Percussion), Lupita De La Rose (Flute), Julia Ensey (Flute), Jayden Graves (Flute), Barrett Hellwig (Percussion), Jake Holcomb (Trumpet), Anabel Jaso (Trombone), Jeremy LeDuc (Trombone), Colton Long (Tuba), Avery Longwell (Flute), Laney Kinkelaar (Alto Sax), Adalyn Menefee (Flute), Eli Miller (Clarinet), Andrew Phillips (Tuba), Xavier Ray (Alto Sax), Lacey Riley (Trombone), Gabe Ronald (Percussion), Sam Scott (Trombone), for positions in the Wichita Suburban League Honor Band !! 


The VCMS 7th and 8th Grade Bands will next be performing as part of The Christmas Dinaucert Monday, Dec. 11th at VCHS. Dinaucert is a event of Dinner/Auction/Concert raising funds for the VC Band Program going towards Band needs and help financing possible future trips that the middle school band students may come into as part of the VCHS Band Program.




















2023 Christmas Dinaucert Schedule: (Dinner/Auction/Concert) 

  • Open @ 5:00pm

  • Dinner @ 5:30pm

  • Auction @ 6:30pm

  • Band Warm- Up @ 7:00pm (Bottom-Concert Black/Top-Festive or Concert Black) 

  • Concert @ 7:30


  • Cut Off - December 4th

  • $30 - Per Ticket

  • $15 - 5 and Under/Auction Only

  • $210 - Table

  • Cash, Check, Venmo, PayPal


  • Come enjoy an Italian Meal of Spaghetti or Chicken Alfredo & Desert


  • Silent & Live Auction Items


Come enjoy the Holiday Sounds of The VCMS 7th & 8th Grade Bands, The VCHS Concert Band, The VCHS Jazz Ensemble, Christmas Brass & Winds, and The VCHS Percussion Ensemble during dinner and in Concert !

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Books needed for 8th Grade Band

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Books needed for 7th Grade Band 

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Books needed for 6th Grade Band 

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  • Rehearses Tuesday & Thursday mornings from 7am-7:30am. This open to 7th& 8thgrade band members. Attendance will mandatory to ensure a better opportunity of success for the ensemble. Sign up will be in December with rehearsals staring in January

  • Anyone playing in the rhythm section (piano, bass, guitar, drum set) must have taken lessons and have some background. In case of large numbers in some sections auditions maybe necessary.

  • All Jazz Students will need to purchase the Jazz Method Book “Standards of Excellence.  Ask Mr. Verboom, Miss Wagoner, or Miss Rathburn for what part to buy. 

Book for Middle School Jazz Ensemble

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